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What does Santiago mean?

Santiago /san-ti-a-go/ as a boys' name is pronounced sahn-tee-AH-go. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Santiago is "Saint James". A blended form of Saint Diego; Diego is a Spanish form of James. James the Greater (of the two apostles by that name) is the patron saint of Spain.

Associated with: saint, greater

Variations

Santiago has 5 variants: Sandiago, Sandiego, Santeago, Santiaco and Santigo.

Related boy name: Iago.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Stantiago, Swintiago, ..

(female) Santiala, Santiana, ..

How popular is Santiago?

Santiago is a very prominent first name for men (#450 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#302 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Santiago for boys. Santiago reached its apex position of #115 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Santiago name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Santiago outside U.S.

James (#9 in recent rankings), Diego (#129) and Saint are the popular related forms of Santiago (#115 in recent rankings). Usage of these relations of Santiago was widespread during the years 1940-1949 (median #1024) and has become much less since (#563, 79.5% less usage), with the version James going out of style. Santiago is the most trendy birth name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Santiago, Diego, James, Saint in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of James outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE SANTIAGO

Suggested similar names are Inigo, Sabino, Sachio, Saguaro, Saige, Salvian, Salviano (see Salvio), Salvino, Salvio, Sancho, Sanctio, Sandero, Sandie, Sandino, Sanditon, Sandro, Sanjay, Sanjiro, Santana, Santanna, Sante, Santee, Santino, Santo, Santos, Sanzio, Saviero, Savino, Sebastiano, Stian and Stig. These names tend to be less commonly used than Santiago.


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